MSP hospitality plans boosted by state grant

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One of the items on the Jefferson City Council agenda Monday, April 3, 2023, was development of the former Missouri State Penitentiary and removing the Chesterfield Hotels Team as master developer of the MSP Redevelopment Project.
Julie Smith/News Tribune photo: One of the items on the Jefferson City Council agenda Monday, April 3, 2023, was development of the former Missouri State Penitentiary and removing the Chesterfield Hotels Team as master developer of the MSP Redevelopment Project.

Hospitality plans at the Missouri State Penitentiary redevelopment project are getting a boost from state funding.

Originally decommissioned as a state prison in 2004, the grounds of MSP were sought by the city for redevelopment into a hotel, conference center, parking facilities as well as other multi-use facilities.